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Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
The Jewish Festivals I (Jewish Law 220)
Jerusalem, Israel and other approved locations in the United States
Varies; self-study format.
Instructional delivery format:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to identify and explain Biblical and Rabbinic laws and customs pertaining to the Jewish Festivals; distinquish between Festival law and Sabbath law; and apply theoretical knowledge to practical scenarios.
The Jewish Festivals I (Jewish Law 230) is offered as a proficiency examination which includes an extensive study-guide and required reading administered through The Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies. Topics include: cooking, ochel nefesh, mitoch, hoil, preparing for the following day, major forms of melacha, muktza, using appliances, treating illness, erev Yom Tov, candle lighting, meals, kiddush, havdalah, and eruvin.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Religion, Near Eastern Studies, or Judaic Studies (3/12) (3/17 revalidation).